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CRCL Volunteers Plant More Than 700 Cypress Trees at Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve

Following Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve’s western border is the long, narrow Bayou Segnette Waterway, an unnaturally-straight man-made canal with an equally unnatural problem: invasion from the Chinese tallow tree. Chinese tallow is a beautiful ornamental tree that actually … Continue reading

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If you can’t eat’em, wear’em!

Lafayette, land of cracklings, boudin, le Courir de Mardi Gras, and haute couture? Mais qu’est-ce que c’est ca?! That’s exactly what I and my two partners in crime – Alisha Renfro and Amanda Moore at National Wildlife Federation (check out … Continue reading

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